Category Archives: Dyslexia Treatment

November 6, 2018 in dyslexia, Dyslexia Treatment

Simplifying the Simple View of Reading

For many parents, and even for some educators, the Simple View of Reading is not so simple. The Simple View of Reading is an academic …

Best Practices for Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment

  When parents notice that their child is having difficulty with reading, writing, speaking, or understanding language, they typically turn to the child’s teachers, other …

July 23, 2018 in dyslexia, Dyslexia Treatment

On Fonts, Fluency & Dyslexia

In our recent post on dysgraphia research, we discussed the importance of handwriting for children with dyslexia, listening comprehension disorder, and dysgraphia. In this post, …

Can we say “dyslexia”?

  Dyslexia?  “Oh no no. We don’t say that.”   In Part 4 of her Unlocking Dyslexia series on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Gabrielle Emanuel explored the …

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For A Special Education Student

In a ground-breaking decision the Supreme Court last week ruled that school districts must give students with disabilities an opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” academic progress. For …

Help for Struggling Learners: Styles versus Strategies

Children are often asked to complete various tests in schools that will help determine their “learning style”.  These tests categorize children as “visual” learners or  …

How To Get Information “In” – Elaboration Learning Technique

In the past two weeks we’ve discussed the benefits of two kinds of practice:  spaced-out practice and retrieval practice.   This week we are going …

How To Get Information “Out” – Retrieval Practice

Last week we talked about the importance of Spaced Out Practice.  This week we’ll discuss another technique that has shown to improve memory and learning: …

Diagnosing Dyslexia

Dyslexia can be confusing, especially if this is all new for you. There is an enormous body of research pertaining to dyslexia. A Google search …

Learning Methods and Note Taking Skills for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia has been defined as a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with accurate word reading and spelling.  Listening comprehension is typically a strength, but reading …

Selecting a Treatment Approach

Parents of children with language processing difficulties often have trouble sorting out the sometimes fantastic claims made by companies selling various products and programs for …

Creativity and Dyslexia

Dyslexics struggle with reading, writing, and spelling but they often excel in other areas. Many dyslexics gravitate towards to arts and prove to be very …